Detour

The bridge just west of the Monastery entrance is now closed for replacement We expect the road to be closed through October. Google Maps, Apple Maps, and Waze Maps all have the bridge showing as closed and should route you around automatically. See below for detour routes.
From I-79 (from the North and South)
Please take I-79 all the way to the Portersville Exit (Exit 96) and take US 488 W to the monastery. Turn Right on Monastery Ln.

From the PA Turnpike I-76
If you are coming from the Turnpike (from Eastern PA):
Please exit the turnpike in Cranberry and take I-79 to Portersville (Exit 96) and take US 488 W to the monastery.

If you are coming from the Turnpike (from Ohio):
Take exit #13. Go north on Rt. 18 one mile to a traffic light. Turn right onto Rt. 351 East. Follow this road through the town of Koppel, across a long bridge, and into Ellwood City. At the last traffic light, corner of Lawrence Avenue and 5th Street, turn left. Take 5th St. north past the McDonald's, cross the bridge, go through the stop light and turn Right at the flashing light (Line Ave / 65N). Go about 1.8 miles and turn Right onto Wurtemburg Rd, Turn Left onto US 488. Turn Left on Monastery Ln.

From the Airport (I-376W Toll Road)
Take exit 26 toward Interstate 76/Pennsylvania Turnpike/PA-351/Ohio/Harrisburg. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for PA-351. Follow Rt. 351 East through the town of Koppel, across a long bridge, and into Ellwood City. At the last traffic light, corner of Lawrence Avenue and 5th Street, turn left. Take 5th St. north past the McDonald's, cross the bridge, go through the stop light and turn Right at the flashing light (Line Ave / 65N). Go about 1.8 miles and turn Right onto Wurtemburg Rd, Turn Left onto US 488. Turn Left on Monastery Ln.

If you find yourself already in downtown Ellwood City
Take 5th St. north past the McDonald's, cross the bridge, go through the stop light and turn Right at the flashing light (Line Ave / 65N). Go about 1.8 miles and turn Right onto Wurtemburg Rd, Turn Left onto US 488. Turn Left on Monastery Ln.



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